Manager, Product and Eng Strategy & Operations - #156329


Date: 02/23/2021 14:30 PM

City: Brooklyn, New York

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Company Description

Etsy is the global marketplace for unique and creative goods. We build, power, and evolve the tools and technologies that connect entrepreneurs with buyers around the world. As an Etsy employee, you’ll tackle unique problems alongside talented coworkers committed to Keeping Commerce Human. We're large enough that you'll focus on meaningful, complex challenges, but small enough that you can make a rewarding impact.

Job Description

Etsy is looking for a Strategy & Operations Manager with a technology background to lead operational excellence and strategy development in its Product and Eng Organizations.

This role will define and be responsible for the critical initiatives and operations enabling Product, Design, Research and Engineering to operate efficiently to achieve its near and long-term business goals.

A successful candidate is defined by their track-record and heart for applying industry-proven and emergent approaches that empower teams to collaborate to deliver customer value, whether their customers are external or internal.

This is an individual contributor role, reporting to the Director of Strategy & Operations for Product and Engineering, and serving Etsy’s CPO and CTO and their leadership teams (composed of: Product, Engineering, Design and Research). 

This is a full-time role located in our Brooklyn or San Francisco offices, or Remote within the United States. 

For candidates who will work remotely from Colorado, visit this link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.

 Full-time employees are also eligible for Etsy's bonus program, equity program, and amazing benefits package. See our Careers Page [embed link] for more details.

About the role

  • Design and operate the systems, processes, artifacts and roles that enable strategy development, decision-making, and execution on predictable cadences
  • Proactively and iteratively evolve ongoing operations so that they are people-first and highly effective
  • Program manage and support the Org’s most critical initiatives, including: onboarding, goal setting, and headcount investments
  • Build credibility and establish rapport with people at multiple levels, from C-Suite to squad
  • Collaborate with teams across the company to ensure that all of Etsy’s teams have systems and processes that enable effective cross-functional partnerships
  • Support the Product & Eng leadership meetings (weekly and quarterly), and ensure discussion materials are ready, decisions are made, and objectives are achieved, in partnership with the CTO and CPO Executive Assistants
  • Manage Product & Eng internal communications including meaningful org-wide emails, metrics reports, presentations and All Hands, and maintain the platforms and channels where this information is shared
  • Support the annual operating plan and ongoing budgeting process for Product & Eng
  • Collaborate with the Director of Product & Eng Strategy & Operations to prioritize headcount and recruiting efforts

For candidates who will work remotely from Colorado, visit this link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.



  • Demonstrated experience in problem solving and operationalizing projects in a scaled organization (5 years or more)
  • Work independently to define and contain complex problems, prioritize effectively, and deliver quickly
  • Solid track record of inspiring change that's resulted in increased impact and efficiency for your customers
  • Experience crafting and driving agile processes which enable smooth execution, continuous improvement, and minimal waste
  • Ability to maintain order, focus and calm in times of ambiguity and changing priorities
  • Have a positive, roll-up-your-sleeves and get the work done approach
  • Outstanding partner management, verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact with technical and non-technical global, cross-functional groups
  • Technically skilled in organizing and analyzing financial and people data
  • Experience working across multiple time zones and cultures, at a scaled business
  • Recommended experience in running technical infrastructure and launching product experiences to users
  • High attention to detail and ability to distill complex ideas into clear guidance and communications
  • Experience working with OKRs at scale 
  • Experience working with a marketplace business model is a plus


  • Experience leading complex internal change initiatives
  • Experience applying the principles of the Agile Manifesto in practice

Additional Information

What's Next

If you're interested in joining the team at Etsy, please send a cover letter and resume telling us why you'd be right for the position. As you’ve hopefully seen already, Etsy is a place that values individuality and variety. We don’t want you to be like everyone else — we want you to be like you! So write to us and tell us what you’re all about.

Our Promise

At Etsy, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We encourage people from all backgrounds, ages, abilities, and experiences to apply. Etsy is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or caregiver status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application and interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. While Etsy supports visa sponsorship, sponsorship opportunities may be limited to certain roles and skillsets.

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